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to overtown the punishment facing overtown the punishment facing penn state after the scandal.ye. the "name your price" tool. you tell us the price you want to pay, and we give you a range of options to choose from. careful, though -- that kind of power can go to your head. that explains a lot. yo, buddy! i got this. gimme one, gimme one, gimme one! the wer of the "name your price" tool. only from progressive. >>gregg: the governor of pennsylvania is accusing the ncaa of illegally penalizing penn state over the sex abuse scandal fining the university $60 million after an independent report found top officials ignored abuse allegations against the football coach jerry sandusky who now is in prison after a jury convicted him of sexually abusing ten young boys. in some cases the abuse happened on the penn state campus. but the governor of pennsylvania says the fine and other punishments like a bowl ban and the deletion of wins from 1998 to 2011, punish the wrong people. >> these sanctions did not punish sandusky. nor did they punish the others who have been criminally charged. rather, they pun
of pennsylvania suing the ncaa for penalties it imposed on penn state for the child sex abuse scandal. details next. plus, a homeowner catches a thief stealing stuff from his house by spotting him from an airplane. that's ahead on "the fox report." >> pennsylvania governor tom corbett suing the ncaa for what he calls harsh sanctions against penn state. following the school's child rape sandal scandal. the ncaa fines the university $60 million after a report found top officials basically ignored abuse accusations against former football coach jerry sandusky. a jury convicted him of sexually abusing boys for 10 years. some of that happened at penn state athletic facilities. a judge sentenced sandusky to 30 to 60 years in prison. the ncaa also banned the football team for from bowl games for the next four years and took away its wins from 1998 to 2011. governor corbett claims the ncaa had no business imposing those punishments. his lawsuit aims to pull 00 the penalties. penn state has already paid $12 million of that fine. jonathan hunt live in our new york newsroom now. the governor was highly c
governor tom corbett says that the punishment stemming from the penn state child rape scandal are, quote, illegal and he says is he going to sue. the issue here is how the ncaa plans to spend the $60 million it find the university. a jury convicted former football coach jerry sandusky for abusing a number of young boys over a long time. in some cases the abuse happened at penn state athletic facilities. the ncaa slapping the school with a record fine and banning the football team from bowl games for four years, among other things. governor corbett reportedly filed the lawsuit after the ncaa announced that only about a quarter of the $60 million fined will be used for sexual abuse prevention in the state of pennsylvania. children who survived the deadly school shooting in newtown, connect did you connect are set to return on thursday. they will not be heading to sandy hook elementary school where the gunman opened fire a middle school school building with 60 miles await a minute we are learning the crews have literally recreated the classrooms from sandy hook with the same pictures on the
sued today to overturn n.c.a.a. sanctions against penn state university. the sanctions followed the scandal over sexual abuse of children by a former penn state football coach, jerry sandusky. he's now in prison. corbett asked a federal court to throw out all of the penalties against the school, including a $60 million fine, a four-year ban on bowl games and a loss of athletic scholarships. >> a handful of top n.c.a.a. officials simply inserted themselves into an issue they had no authority to police under their own bylaws, and one that was clearly being handled by the justice system. they used penn state's tarnished public image as an opportunity to force the university to endure harsh, unjustified, and unprecedented punishments. >> sreenivasan: in response, the n.c.a.a. said the lawsuit is an affront to sandusky's victims and has no merit. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to jeff. >> brown: in pakistan today, hundreds turned out to bury seven aid workers who were killed yesterday. it happened in the northwest part of the country, some 75 miles from the capi
for what it considers illegal sanctions against penn state university. the governor says he'll reveal more details at a news conference schedule for tomorrow morning. the ncaa filed sanctions against the university in the wake of the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. and take a look at this dramatic video. it's a number of people falling through a partially frozen lake in california. they were all trying to rescue a sledder who fell in before them. eventually, and thankfully, everyone was pulled to safety. our affiliate stations report the lake will be closed until march as a result of the near tragedy if very lucky that everybody got out okay. >> they certainly are. pretty dramatic video. mary, thank you. >>> we're keeping a very close eye on capitol hill right now. the house of representatives may, repeat, may vote on the fiscal cliff tonight. we're watching it. the ramifications for all of us, enormous. >>> also ahead, some same-sex couples are ringing in the new year with wedding bells. gay marriage now legal in the state of maryland. >>> many americans are ringing in the new year with
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